Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 72 268 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.32% 41.74% 16.27%
As % of the General category 37.50% 61.19% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 244 43
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +28.11% +3.04%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £131
90th Percentile £450 £513 £415
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £17.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.37% -
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -50.00% +39.53%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 192 438 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 48.85% 68.22% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 380 99
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +15.20%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £163
90th Percentile £485 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.63 £28.75 £30.90
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.44
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.29% -2.24%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -3 62 £412 -0.12% 9
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 58 (80.56%) Finance
2 43 (59.72%) SQL
3 35 (48.61%) Java
4 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 28 (38.89%) Oracle
6 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 22 (30.56%) CSS
9 21 (29.17%) Project Management
10 20 (27.78%) TDD
10 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
11 19 (26.39%) MVC
11 19 (26.39%) Spring
11 19 (26.39%) Ajax
11 19 (26.39%) WebSphere
11 19 (26.39%) JSP
11 19 (26.39%) XML
11 19 (26.39%) DB2
11 19 (26.39%) RESTful
12 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 18 (25.00%) Spring Batch
12 18 (25.00%) Spring Integration
13 17 (23.61%) AngularJS
13 17 (23.61%) Grunt
13 17 (23.61%) JUnit
13 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
14 16 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
14 16 (22.22%) WebLogic

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (26.39%) WebSphere
2 16 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.39%) npm
1 1 (1.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) FTP
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 19 (26.39%) DB2
3 16 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Grunt
1 17 (23.61%) JUnit
2 16 (22.22%) Bower
2 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 16 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 16 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 13 (18.06%) Selenium
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.33%) TestComplete
7 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.39%) gulp
9 1 (1.39%) Maven
9 1 (1.39%) ProC
9 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 58 (80.56%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (18.06%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.94%) DBA
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Financials DBA
8 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
8 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) CSS
2 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 19 (26.39%) Ajax
3 19 (26.39%) JSP
3 19 (26.39%) RESTful
3 19 (26.39%) Spring
3 19 (26.39%) XML
4 18 (25.00%) Spring Batch
4 18 (25.00%) Spring Integration
5 17 (23.61%) AngularJS
6 16 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 16 (22.22%) Gherkin
6 16 (22.22%) Struts
6 16 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (22.22%) Web Services
7 8 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (8.33%) REST
9 5 (6.94%) React
10 4 (5.56%) .NET
10 4 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Unix
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 21 (29.17%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) TDD
4 19 (26.39%) MVC
5 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (22.22%) Time Management
7 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
8 7 (9.72%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) ETL
9 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.33%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (5.56%) Market Making
11 4 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) SQL
2 35 (48.61%) Java
3 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) C++
5 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.94%) VBScript
7 4 (5.56%) C
7 4 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) ES6
9 1 (1.39%) Java 8
9 1 (1.39%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) CCIE
2 1 (1.39%) CCNP
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) HP
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.17%) Solace
6 2 (2.78%) Cognos
6 2 (2.78%) Talend
7 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) Vermilion